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winter /'wint /
  • danh từ
    • mùa đông
      • in winter: về mùa đông
    • (th ca) năm, tuổi
      • a man of sixty winters: một người sáu mưi tuổi
    • (th ca) lúc tuổi già
      • to stand on winter's verge: sắp về già
  • tính từ
    • (thuộc) mùa đông
      • winter season: mùa đông
      • winter life: cuộc sống về mùa đông
      • winter quarters: ni đóng quân mùa đông
      • winter sleep: sự ngủ đông
  • nội động từ
    • trú đông, tránh rét
      • to winter in the south: tránh rét ở miền nam
    • qua đông (cây cỏ...)
    • ngoại động từ
      • đưa đi trú đông; đưa đi ăn cỏ để tránh rét
        • to winter the cattle: đưa vật nuôi đi tránh rét
    Concise Dictionary
    +the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    +spend the winter
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun [U, C] the coldest season of the year, between autumn/fall and spring: a mild / severe / hard winter + Our house can be very cold in (the) winter. + They worked on the building all through the winter. + We went to New Zealand last winter. + the winter months + a winter coat
    Idioms see DEAD n.
    + verb [V] [usually +adv./prep.] to spend the winter somewhere: Many British birds winter in Africa. + Increasing numbers of retired people are wintering abroad.
    Compare: OVERWINTER
    Collocation Dictionary


    last, next, this (coming) | early, late, mid-
    It was impossible to walk the route in midwinter.
    | bad, bitter, cold, hard, harsh, severe, terrible
    one of the worst winters we have ever had
    | bleak, dreary, grey | mild | wet | nuclear


    conditions, temperature, weather | sun, sunlight, sunshine | cold | frost/frosts, rain/rains, snow | gale, wind | landscape, scene, sky
    the artist's bleak winter scene
    | solstice | term | break, holiday | garden | flower | crop | clothes, clothing, coat | collection, exhibition | Olympics, sports

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    have ~
    Perhaps we will have a good summer this year.

    summer/winterI spent the winter indoors.

    ~ approach
    The days become shorter and temperatures drop as autumn approaches.

    ~ arrive, begin, come
    Autumn arrived early that year.


    sets in
    The aid must reach the refugees before winter sets in.


    pass, wear on, (come to an) end
    As the summer wore on food became scarce.

    ~ months
    time (
    springtime, etc.)
    The museum is open daily during the summer months. It was springtime and the slopes were ablaze with almond blossoms.

    ~ day/morning/night, etc.
    It's hard to sleep on hot summer nights.

    during/in (the) ~
    The wood is carpeted with bluebells in spring.

    over the
    summer/winterThe repairs will be carried out over the summer.

    through/throughout (the) ~
    The meat is salted so it keeps through the winter.

    for (the) ~
    She's gone to Ireland for the summer.

    the ~ of 2001, etc.
    The winter of 2001 was especially cold.

    a summer's/winter's day/morning/night, etc.
    a lazy summer's day

    all summer/winter long
    It rained all summer long.

    the height of summer the depths of winter
    He always wore a short-sleeved shirt, even in the depths of winter.

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